Complications of endovascular treatment for acute stroke in the SWIFT trial with solitaire and Merci devices.

@article{Akins2014ComplicationsOE,
  title={Complications of endovascular treatment for acute stroke in the SWIFT trial with solitaire and Merci devices.},
  author={Paul T Akins and Arun Paul Amar and Ramin Sean Pakbaz and Jeremy D. Fields},
  journal={AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology},
  year={2014},
  volume={35 3},
  pages={
          524-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Treatment of patients with ischemic stroke after endovascular treatment requires in-depth knowledge of complications. The goal of this study was to make endovascular treatment for acute ischemic stroke safer through an in-depth review of the major periprocedural complications observed in the Solitaire FR With Intention for Thrombectomy (SWIFT) trial. MATERIALS AND METHODS The SWIFT data base was searched for major peri-procedural complications defined as symptomatic… CONTINUE READING

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